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Nov 30, 2012 3:00pm PST
teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. maybe you want to incorporate a business. or protect your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like the help of an attorney. at legalzoom a legal plan attorney is available in most states with every personalized document to answer questions. get started at legalzoom.com today. and now you're protected. >>> have you joined the "politicsnation" conversation on facebook yet? i hope you will. speaker boehner's decision to finally a woman. diane says, he must have looked through one of mitt's binders of women. that's a good one. and linda said, if women were in charge of all of the committees, they might be able to get something done. we'll have a lot more on boehner's new chairman. but, first, we want to hear what you think. please head over to facebook and search "politicsnation" and "like" us to keep the conversation going long after the show ends. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00pm PST
forward and what this university was all about, which was a great chance to get a fantastic education and play good football, and so we weren't here then, so we knew that this was a chance for us as a new football coaching staff to help these kids and help this athletic department and this university move forward. >> to put it in perspective, let's remind people of the sanctions that were laid down after the scandal. a $60 million fine, a four-year bowl ban, all wins vacated, scholarships cut for four years. on the back of that, 15 players left, 31 fourth and fifth year seniors stayed. how did you persuade the ones who stayed to stay? because clearly, it wasn't going to be to their footballing advantage necessarily. >> right. you know, it was in the summertime when the sanctions came out and right away, we had a team meeting that day, and we talked about a lot of different things but we talked about the commitment that they had made to each other and the commitment that they had made to the football program and to the university. and that there was still the education here and the abi
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am EST
to the defense settlement and the objective the nhs budget and the object to the education budget, even though nhs schools are going up, and what exactly would they do? the problem is as was evident from the shadow chancellor's response, they didn't have anything to say on these matters but if they had a credible deficit plan then we would listen to the questions they ask us about the priorities of those plans. >> john stephenson. >> this cools and colleges of 270 million are extremely welcome. schools and colleges such as those in my constituency plans on the runway ready to take off, just in a little additional financial support. will the chancellor help those colleges and schools? >> i'm very happy to look personally at the case my honorable friend makes for his local education facility. these are of course other government departments but we have provided the money for education, for new free schools and academies. and i'm sure that carlyle should be looked at. >> steve reed. >> chancellor aware because of his continuing inadequate level of funding to school building which today's statemen
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
owned by the career education corporation, one of the major league for-profit colleges. his parents didn't have the means to pay for his education but helped him out by cosigning the loans. now the student and the parents have $103,000 in student loan debt. one of the loans has a 13% interest rate, and the balance continues to rise. this young man, young man would like to finish his degree but he can't afford to. he can't borrow any more money. he is too deeply in debt. how about that for a dilemma? $103,000 in debt, no degree. he can't borrow the money to get a degree. many of these students find out these for-profit courses they took are worthless. they don't transfer anywhere. the diplomacy themselves turn out to be worthless and many employers just laugh at them. you would never know that from the advertising these for-profit schools engage in. i had a group of students in my office this morning. they were from archbishop carroll high school, not too far from the capitol here. they are students who know a little bit about being wooed and enticed by colleges, universities. we talked a
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
. he believes that education is an economic imperative, but there is talk about getting rid of the deduction for student loan interest. >> really. >> that's a big one for a lot of people just out of school. >> this would be tremendously bad pr when we're looking at students with debt loads over $25,000. so this interest -- >> that's the average now? >> yes. and if you make, though -- this is really target towards students that are starting out and trying to get on their feet. you cannot take this deduction if you make over $60,000. so let's say they pull that back. and they pull it to you need to make $40,000. if you make more than that, you don't get it. i understand. but this would be a really bad whammy to basically students looking to get ahead. it is a big deduction for them and saves them hundreds if not thousands every year. >> if we go over the cliff, there's talk about what it would mean for unemployment benefits. again, the economy is doing a little better. the unemployment numbers have been a little better, but what's the impact? >> 2 million people -- >> 2 millio
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
in things like education and training in science and research. i know some of this may sound familiar to you. we talked a lot about this during the campaign. this should not be a surprise to anybody. this was a major debate in the presidential campaign and congressional campaigns across the country. a clear majority of americans -- not just democrats, but also a lot of republicans and a lot of independents, agreed we should have a balanced approach to deficit reduction that does not hurt the economy and middle- class families. i am glad to see the you have been reading the papers lately -- more and more republicans in congress seem to be agreeing with this idea we should have a balanced approach. both parties agree we should not raise taxes on middle-class families. let's begin our work with what we agree. the senate has passed a bill that keeps income-tax is from going up on the middle-class families. democrats in the house are willing to vote for that same bill today. if we can get a few house republicans to agree as well, i will sign this bill as soon as congress sends it my way. i have t
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 7:00am EST
to a halt over hiring an assistant secretary for education. so my thoughts that i have had for some years. now it takes 60 senators to stop debate. the onus is on the majority. in the past they had to haul 92-year-old robert burns out of his hospital bed to come to the floor to provide that 60th vote. you want to continue to debate, you have to have 41 voters on the floor every time there's a motion to stop debate. that seems to me as a more effective way. because you could make it apply to all these over filibusters. host: a tweet says what happened to majority rules? the filibuster was to give everybody a say, not to rule the land. >> and a filibuster was a rarely-used phenomenon. up until the 1950's yoo might get one or two a year. now cloture chure motions, the one who stop debates aren't ones you talk about. host: democrats line, james, go ahead. caller: yes, good morning, c-span. thank you for taking my call. i understand the filibuster rules. i'm 63 years old, and i'm a disabled veteran of 10 years, vietnam. but nobody wants to get down to the plain, cut through the chase on the fi
FOX News
Dec 1, 2012 3:00am PST
is the thing. board of education official stopped by the school to stop about the separating church and state. religion in schools. you know, they just felt like, look, we can't fight. this we have just got to put the nativity scene away and not have to deal with defending ourselves in courts for the next 50,000 years. >> here is what brendan jones the principal who you said let's do. this in an attempt to be fair to everyone, decided not put the nativity scene out on campus. it was the school's principal. >> should they fight this in court? schools clearly don't have the money to do. so should they stand on principal or should they give in to these people who are making a war out of things that have been going on for decades there? >> whether you think there is a war or not. these people really have no other option. they are not going to be fighting this in the courts. it costs hundreds of thousands of dollars to do that. >> or get their funding pulled as a result of it? >> exactly. >> let us know what you think friends friends@foxnews.com. twitter on ff weekend. coming up on the show. gitm
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
, education and housing assistance. as referred to as the fiscal cliff. and when it comes to doing something to avoid it, house speaker john boehner bluntly told reporters today, there is a stalemate. for his part, president obama is trying to break that stalemate by asking voters to put more pressure on the republicans. cnn chief white house correspondent jessica yellin and chief political correspondent gloria borger join us right now. gloria, guess i'll start with you. does the president have any leverage? >> he has a lot of leverage right now. i mean, if you look back to the debt ceiling in the summer of 2011, you recall the president was accused of negotiating with himself because it was sort of a time of weakness for him. right now, look, joe, he's just won re-election. 67% of the american public according to our polls believes that there should be a deal that contains a combination of spending cuts and tax increases. more than half of the american public says, you know what, we'd like the taxes on the wealthy to go up. so he does have public opinion on his side. just been re-elected. s
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00pm EST
to go to a better school and get a better education, but i guess that's the court decision for now. kayla, thank you very much for helping out this evening. >>> up next on "kudlow" could the dollar bill be on its way out? congress considering replacing the green back with the $1 coin. why stop there? why not the return of gold coins that are legal tender? we're going to discuss it all next up. >>> welcome back to "the kudlow report." in this half however, well, call it a fiscal cliff economic indicator. year end contract wheeling and dealing has major league baseball in a crash cliff frenzy. and just like baseball, taxes really matter for everything. to avoid next year's expected tax hike, companies are changing the timing of dividends and deals and capital gains and private equity partnerships and a whole lot more all to beat the tax man. >>> congress is tossing around the idea of dropping out of the paper dollar bill for hard coins. the government report finds the move could save taxpayers nearly $4.5 billion over 40 years. on the flip side of that coin is now the time for a retu
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 2:00pm EST
for right now, and when to give our children the kind of education they need. i went to lead the world in research, technology, and clean energy. i want to put people back to work rebuilding our roads, bridges, and their schools. i want to do this by bringing down our deficits in a balanced and responsible way. [applause] >> on this last point, you probably heard a lot of talk in washington and in the media about the deadlines that we're facing on jobs and taxes and investments. this is not some run-of-the-mill debate. this isn't about which political party can come out on top in negotiations. we've got important decisions to make that are going to have a real impact on businesses and families all across the country. our ultimate goal, our long-term goal is to get our long-term deficit under control in a way that is balanced and is fair. that would be good for businesses, for our economy, for future generations. and i believe both parties can and will work together in the coming weeks to get that done. we know how that gets done. we're going to have to raise a little more revenue. we'v
FOX News
Dec 2, 2012 3:00am PST
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MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm PST
's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ >>> and we are back. senate republicans, what have they done? they have repeatedly abused the filibuster to block common sense legislation that most americans, the majority of americans have wanted. for example, senate republicans filibustered the 9/11 health care act, zadroga. it would have provided over $7 billion in health care funds to 9/11 first responders. a watered-down version of the bill followed, eventually passed. republicans hid behind these 9/11 first responders for years. they used these heroic americans to start a war of choice in iraq. then when they got sick from hazardous working conditions, senate republicans used the filib
FOX Business
Nov 30, 2012 7:00pm EST
, housing bubble, the student that bubble. the rush to a college education is crushing economic futures. the fiscal cliff now 31 days away, still no mention of sequestration cuts. cuts in the pentagon budget with deadly consequences? can this congress and this president figure out how to do the right thing? admiral james lyons joins us next. look, if youave co like me, you know it can be hard to breathe, and howhat feels. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps contl my copd mptotoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva ishe only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalationowder does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems, glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlarged prostate. these may worsen with spiriva. scuss all medicines you take, even eye drops. stop taking spiriva and seek imdiate medical help if your breathing suddenly worsens, your throat or tongue swells, you get hives, vision changes or
FOX Business
Nov 30, 2012 10:00pm EST
, housing bubble, the student that bubble. the rush to a college education is crushineconomic futures. the fiscal cliff now 31 days away, still no mention of sequestration cuts. cuts in the pentagon budget with deadly consequences? ca this congress and this president figure out how to do the right thing? admiral james lyons joins us next. ♪ ♪ here come the -- [ cap twisting off ] hey, yo?! i lost audio. what happened?! [ ice crackling ] what!?! oh, it better not be! what's going on? ♪ it's time to put a stop to this! yay-e, yay-e! [ male announcer ] the coors light silver bullet pint. it's bigger. it's resealable. it's still the coldest. ♪ get out of my booth!!! [ male announcer ] frost brewed coors light. the world's most refreshing beer. at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice. with an "a" ratin
FOX Business
Dec 1, 2012 4:00am EST
to a college education is crushing economic futures. the fiscal cliff now 31 days away, still no mention of sequestration cuts. cuts in the pentagon budget with deadly consequences? can this congress and this president figure out how to the right thing? admiral james lyons joins us next. ♪ lou: 31 days until the fiscal clef, the threat of sequestration largely being ignored. automatic spending cuts tohe tune of 1 trillion over ten years, hal coming from our defense budget. joining me now to discuss the impact on our military, nestle security, we are joined by hammer and -- admiral james lyons. they to have you back with us. your thoughts on the impact of sequestration is, indeed, it goes into affect year. >> in the words of the secretary of defense, leon panetta, this will be a disaster. what the obama administration is doing is unilaterally reducing the military capability of our forces. this is at a time when we have china with its massive force expansion, building a world capable force projection capability. we have the russians modernizing the russian forces. we still have the iran
FOX Business
Dec 1, 2012 8:00pm EST
education is crushing economic futures. the fiscal cliff now 31 days away, still no mention of sequestration cuts. cuts in the pentagon budget with deadly consequences? can this congress and this president figure out how to do the right thing? admiral james lyons joins us next. this family used capital one venture miles to come home for the holidays. that's double miles you can actually use... sadly, their brother's white christmas just got "blacked out." [ brother ] but it's the family party! really jingles your bells, doesn't it? my gift to you! the capital one venture card! for any flight, any time! that's double miles you can actually use! how illuminating. what's in your wallet? let me guess, am on the naughty list again? ho ho ho! but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wish our company had something this cool. you're not filming this, are you? aw! camera shy. snaps
PBS
Nov 30, 2012 4:30pm PST
. here's author and educator lou heckler. >> because i use a lot of humorous stories in the speeches i give, i am often asked: what if you don't have much of a sense of humor? i think we all have the capability to enjoy humor. i also know lots of things get in the way: stressful and exacting jobs, maybe health problems you have or someone close to you has. those are real and they can be barriers. that said, i can't think of anything that keeps life in perspective more than cultivating and usina sense of humor. i remember my mother and dad saying this about someone they admired: he's cool, calm, and collected. i think those three apply to well-placed humor, too. cool brings a burst of fresh air into situations that can get overheated. calm: it's hard to be funny and angry at the same time. if you are both, that's sarcasm. collected: the shortest distance between two people is a smile. we collect more allies with smiles than with frowns. longtime newsman david brinkley once said, a successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with bricks others have thrown at him. maybe having a
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am EST
the american people to go along with and probably needs to be more of an education process to say look at the numbers, here are the numbers. we haven't heard that. >> i think that's right. remember, we do elect representatives of the people. they should understand it. when you are running at a trillion dollar plus deficit every year and have $16 trillion worth of debt, it is 100% of gdp, that's a signal we have to do something. so i wouldn't expect all the american people that haven't had much exposure to this stuff to be fully cognizant. i hope the representatives are. >> but do you have people that say there is not a problem here. some -- like paul krugman who is a nobel prize-winning economist knows more than people on the street were doing this, he says you shouldn't be doing this at this point. >> i think that paul krugman is -- remarkable record of being wrong a lot of times. and -- i know that he has been -- nobel laureate and i won't be. but i think there's -- any serious person recognizes there is a problem here and we have to do something about it. >> how come we are still no
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
, educated, well regarded! 30 years and you've never been fired. there is a first time and it's coming soon. you are not good looking, sounding like a sick parrot yammering and yammers and dress like something between gomez from the adam's family and nathan lane. this is funny. from "bird cage." but you're on national tv and i'm watching you. is this a great country or what? it is indeed. if it weren't for the constant interruptions you'd be perfect. but you're an ass. you love the sound of your own voice more than peace for the viewers' ears. carol, i'm only seeking out the truth for my viewers. not speeches. answers. they don't stop answering, i don't stop interrupting. chip soothe bend says i shouldn't and his is the e-mail i am now officially cold. ♪ my e-mail of the week! i don't know if you remember meeting me at the democratic convention this past summer. you took a picture, you were very kind. i told you i thought you were very fair. if you were interrupting only democrats or only republicans i'd worry. but you seem like a pretty fair and aggressive questioner to me. both sides re
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 12:00am PST
educated people we have, the better the country. keep sharing your thoughts with us on facebook and on twitter. >>> republicans vote down a treaty to protect the disabled despite support for high profile republicans like bob dole. find out why. >>> we are back. with beano me, or treat gas with these after you get it. now that's like sunblock before or sun burn cream later. oh, somebody out there's saying, now i get it! take beano before and there'll be no gas. >>> we are back. the white house's website was created to provide an online platform for citizens to petition the obama administration to take action on issues that they find very important to themselves. the the site makes civic engagement easy and has sparked some interesting causes. and its policy of issuing a response if a petition gathering 25,000 signatures in 30 days has caught the attention of the internet trolls. it was the forum used by over 100,000 texans to secede from the united states, which resulted in another petition in -- to withdraw. anything can happen. you can see where this is going. but there's one p
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 8:00am PST
... education, care and support. ♪ and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ >>> roundtable time now. george will is off. glad to have cokie roberts here. also dan senor. steve rattner and two congressmen, congressman tom cole of oklahoma, also a member of the republican leadership, and keith ellison, chair of the progressive caucus. cokie, tim geithner said they're making progress. >> congressman cole does, too. >> i want to hear that. >> but it hasn't been a very encouraging week for people who think that the fiscal cliff is not something that we want to go over and i think that the president's proposal that was put on the table was something that republicans were not going to accept, even close to accept, so it had the air of bizarre. you know, bargaining. but put a really high price out there so that when you start the negotiating -- >> when will the real negotiating begin? congressman cole? >> i want to thank the president and secretary geithner for reuniting and re-energizing the republican caucus. because that offer -- they must think that john boehner is santa claus,
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 11:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm PST
education and health programs. >> reporter: a former senior executive at microsoft now the head of a proposed pot a proposed pot empire. >> what we're doing is creating the adequacategory of premium marijuana, something that doesn't exist until right now. >> reporter: he envisions two dozen shops in washington and eventually colorado. >> what were you more passionate about, marijuana or computers, technology? >> right now marijuana. >> reporter: they still have to license growers and sellers of marijuana products. that could take a year or month. the justice department is only saying it's reviewing legalization laws and has reminded states, in the u.s. government's eyes, pot is illeg illegal. >> the federal government could come in and end this. i hope it doesn't. i hope, obama, if you're listening right now, you have compassion for everybody out here. >> reporter: recognition, even on this day, their new right fragile and uncertain. now, it it may get a little more certain in days to come. colorado before january 5th is supposed to approve, and the governor is going to sign off
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm EST
's recommendations to promote job creation and economic development, education, health care, clean energy and to improve security. april. >> what are your thoughts about elijah cummings who has to be good friends at the president saying that no deal [inaudible] >> well come i didn't see the specific comments. the president has principles here he intends to stick to, which is that he will not sign an extension of the bush era tax cuts for the top 2%. full stop, he will not sign a bill that extends those tax rates for the top 2%. we can't afford it. it's not a wise economic policy. it's not wise fiscal policy and it would defeat the principle of balance he has embraced so clearly throughout these negotiations. he is fully committed to extending tax cuts for the vast majority of the american people. 90% any wishes the house of representatives would pass the bill tomorrow and he would sign it right away. that is a principle he takes in today's. i don't want to forecast in a pessimistic way because i believe in the president and secretary geithener least we can achieve a compromise here. what
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
education in how to reform programs be the number one thing you would do, you can do as a freshman minority speakers i don't think there's a number one thing. there's a number of things. we got to get them all. the biggest obstacle we face in the 21st century doesn't look like the 21st century. not just in a jewel to graduate high school. still continues to be a significant part of folks that are going into college but it's also the 38 year old who decided to go back to school and get a degree. that was my sister. it's also the 25 year old that's after 10 years of being out of high school has been stuck in a service area jobs and deciding they want to empower themselves to that greatness is that technological advance our not only going to lower the time and costs of getting that kind of skill acquisition but are going to make it much more accessible. we have to make sure it is her student aid programs don't stand in whether. let me give you an example. right now what we have is student aid like pell aid like pell grants or the loan programs, they have credit institutions. they don't have cr
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 11:00am EST
level. there are models, social policy, education, welfare that have had some success out in the country that reflects conservative ideas. match that with the researchers in washington that to the policy work for heritage. connell: i think a lot of people will hear or read about this today and think about the conversation we have been having about the future of the republican party. does the tea party still have, you know, lindsey graham just put a statement out saying he is very disappointed that demint is leaving. the conservative movement lost a strong voice. he will do a great job at heritage. is this part of that story? >> i think senator demint believes that the republican message going into the election was a strong one. it just simply was not well articulated. i agree with senator demint. i do not believe that the republican party has to transform its position and become more moderate. take an idea like economic growth. the difference between 2% growth and 3.5% is a different like night and day. senator demint told me he started his career as a market researcher and advertising.
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 10:00am PST
is not going to take my baby. ♪ aids will not take our future. ♪ our weapons are testing... education, care and support. ♪ and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ megyn: reports a shooting on a u.s. college campus, this one in maryland. a suspect in custody after a shooting at morgan state university in baltimore. an adult male was shot but this injuries are not life-threatening. it's not known if the victim other suspect were students there. this is the second shooting on that campus since september. we are reading reports that the united states is considering getting more involved in the now civil war in syria that has killed thousands and thousands of innocent men, women and children. the "new york times" reporting that the obama administration is considering providing arms directly to some government opposition fighters, weapons which could include anti-aircraft technology. in particular across the border in turkey. but there is evidence that weapons like automatic rifles funneled through turkey have gone to hard line islamic jihadists. these are not fans of
FOX News
Dec 2, 2012 9:00am PST
with the revenues and tax reform and we will have to invest in things like education and infrastructure that's falling apart in this country but we have to do all three together and no one wants to do all three. they are all still positioning and it's like the campaigns have never ended. the wall is coming. plan a is going to take place january 1 and it's going to be a bumpy road if we are unable to get down the path. there's a lot of conversation, but it's time now, people say let's kick it off a little bit. we know the answer. it is going to be no fun making the decisions. that's the problem. everyone doesn't want to make a decision that makes people upset. well, we've got a 40-year headache that's accumulated, a huge debt and deficit and we are just going to have to make some stuff calls. we have to do it now. >> one of your colleagues we played earlier, republican lindsey graham said he thinks there's been a political calculations and we're going to go over the fiscal cliff. he doesn't think a deal gets done. where do you put the odds at this point? >> well, you know, it's a great questi
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 8:00am PST
training, right? >> no. i have a background in education. jon: and your husband has a degree in economics -- >> he does. jon: and when, when you went to him and said that you wanted to, what, expand the line? >> yeah. he said to me, you can't keep doing this yourself. so we decided to really in earnest make an attempt to make this become a company, and we've been very successful with it, and it's been a ton of fun. jon: again, i just find it so fascinating because you took aspects of things you're interested in, for instance, equestrian events, and decided that that might be kind of an interesting business. >> it is. it's a niche that we found in the market, and we felt that there was a need out there for the american-made products that was being bench made and made by hand with lots of integrity in a very authentic brand. and we did find that the niche we suspected was out there is, indeed, there, and our clients are very loyal to us. jon: and your workers are primarily amish, is that correct? >> they are. we've been able to give jobs to quite a few women in our local community as well a
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